Annual Interdisciplinary Read: Educated A Memoir

“Educated” is an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

10/01/2019

Educated: A Memoir Book Cover

Catawba Valley Community College’s Interdisciplinary Read Committee recently announced its selection for the 2019-2020 academic year: “Educated: A Memoir,” by Tara Westover.

“Educated” is an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Discussions are scheduled in the East Wing auditorium. There is no charge for the discussion presented by the CVCC Early Childhood Education Department. 

“Educated” was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and numerous other literary awards. Westover&#’;s covers in her memoir, including resiliency, extremism, home schooling, herbal medicine and others.

Sessions:

Wednesday, December 4th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
Home School Panel Discussion

Wednesday, January 29th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
Herbal Medicine: Fact and Fiction

Wednesday, February 12th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
Dramatic Readings

Wednesday, February 19th
12:00, East Wing Auditorium
A Psychological Perspective: Codependency and Bipolar Disorder

 

For more information, contact Donna Ross at dross@cvcc.edu. 

Individuals with a disability needing accommodations should contact CVCC’s Counselor for Students with Disabilities at least 72 hours in advance to allow time to arrange the services at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4222, or accommodations@cvcc.edu.

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